What We do in Rheumatology and rehabilitation unit :
1-Rheumatology unit assessment, diagnosis and treatment of rheumatological diseases as rheumatoid arthritis, Systemic lupus erythematosus, psoriatic arthritis , gouty arthropathy and ankylosing spondylitis.
2-Rehabilitation unit, we mean the restoration of the patient to his best ability regarding physical and vocational performance after trauma or disease.
This branch usually deals with locomotive problems related to bones, joints, muscles, tendons and nerves.
Arthritic Problems: (Whether degenerative or inflammatory)
There is no one to one relationship between the physical impairment and the disability so, the function is our goal.
The patient should be evaluated in four phases:
The Goal of Treatment Protocol is:
Traction: Cervical, Lumbar
• Superficial and Deep Heating Modalities:
Note: Heating modalities increase blood flow, decrease pain, and Increase tissue elasticity.
Laser Therapy Benefits of Laser Therapy :